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Differential Diagnosis For Scotomata


List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Decompression sickness
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Toxoplasmosis, ocular
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Granulomatous iritis
Neoplastic Disorders
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
HELLP syndrome of pregnancy
Temporal/Craniotemporal arteritis
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Episodic ataxia/EA-2/Hemiplegic migraine
Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Retina detachment
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Cerebral ischemia
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Migraine headaches/syndrome
Encephalopathy, hypertensive
Migrainous stroke/ischemic injury
Acoustic migraine
Migraine equivalent
Vertebrobasilar migraine syndrome
Migraine, hemiplegic type
Migraine, ophthalmoplegic/ophthalmic
Heirarchical Major Groups
Vitreous disorder
Digitalis toxicity/poisoning
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Area of of partial alteration in , usually central or near central visual field, consisting of partially or entierly degenerated visual acuity,surronded by a normal/relatively well preserved field.


External Links Related to Scotomata
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)